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Old 08-20-2003, 09:38 PM   #31
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Yeah, I have the file. It says exec wmaker just like it should.
 
Old 08-20-2003, 11:05 PM   #32
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yeah well that .xinitrc doesnt rellly open it up... i have no fricking clue what it does.. it didnt exist till i created it.. and i have to go thru failsafe: blackbox.. to get into it... exec blackbox or blackbox in my .xinitrc makes no difference.. BUT... when it says blackbox in there... when i do startx -- :1 & it defaultly loads blcakbox.. :-/ i thikn.. weird huh?
 
Old 08-20-2003, 11:07 PM   #33
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also control alt backspace is supposed to kill the current display not shutdown your whole computer!!! just log you out kinda... i dont see why you dont just create a new display [control alt f1 and log in from there and try running window maker..]
 
Old 08-21-2003, 12:48 PM   #34
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Well, I tried failsafe. I typed in exec wmaker and it worked in failsafe. But I obviously don't want to be in failsafe for it to work. So any suggestions? Is there any other way to kill Xwindows?
 
Old 08-21-2003, 03:26 PM   #35
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Ok, I actually got it to work! All I had to do was go to a command prompt, and do an init 3. Then I just did startx, and it worked! Thanks for all the help guys, it really did help me.
 
Old 08-21-2003, 03:52 PM   #36
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your welcome vame!!
 
Old 08-21-2003, 10:04 PM   #37
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Ok... heh another question.. Is there anyways to add more icons to window maker then the default ones? Oh, and another thing.... I dled, and installed gkrellm.... I was wondering if there is a way, so that when ever I go into window maker that it will always load too, instead of me having to have to go to run, and typeing in gkrellm every time?
 
Old 08-22-2003, 12:57 AM   #38
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For gkrellm, in .xinitrc add the line before exec wmaker
gkrellm &
or you can always have Window Maker save your session. Then whatever you have running will come up next time you start it.

Open up the Window Maker Preferences and there will be a section to add a path for icons or you can put them in /usr/share/WindowMaker/Icons

Last edited by darthtux; 08-22-2003 at 02:00 AM.
 
Old 08-22-2003, 01:05 AM   #39
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i think if you make gkrellm in dock/panel mode it stays open all the time and its built into the screen like the taskbar... [right guys?..]
 
Old 08-22-2003, 12:34 PM   #40
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Yeah, I added the gkrellm & into .xintric(?) and I also went into the preferences, and clicked on something about remembering the postition on the screen that it was in.. Hope fully that will work, and I'm going to look for those icons now...
 
Old 10-01-2003, 06:51 AM   #41
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Hi,

I got this error message:

wmaker fatal error: it seems that there is already a window manager running

What should I do?
 
  


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